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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Webster_Parish,_Louisiana|Webster Parish]]''
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Guide to '''Webster Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| founded date = February 27
 
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| seat wl = Minden
 
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| web = www.websterparishla.org
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| building address =410 Main Street<br>Minden, La. 71055<br>[http://www.mindenmemories.org/webparishcourt.htm '''Minden Memories - Webster Parish Courthouse''']
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Webster_Parish,_Louisiana|Webster Parish]]''
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.websterclerk.org/ Webster Parish Courthouse]<br>410 Main Street; <br>PO Box 370<br>Minden, LA 71058-0370<br>Phone: 318.371.0366&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage,&nbsp;divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1871.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Webster Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Webster Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
  
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| footnote=Webster Parish Census Data<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt|title=Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
  
 
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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==== IFamily History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Webster|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Webster|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/WebsterP/ Webster Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/WebsterP/ Webster Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Webster Parish

Guide to Webster Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Webster Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Webster Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1871
County Seat Minden
Courthouse
LAWebstercourthouse.jpg
Address 410 Main Street
Minden, La. 71055
Minden Memories - Webster Parish Courthouse
Website: www.websterparishla.org
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Parish Courthouse

Webster Parish Courthouse
410 Main Street;
PO Box 370
Minden, LA 71058-0370
Phone: 318.371.0366 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1871.[1]

History

Parent Parish

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Webster Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Lawebster.png

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
190015,125
191019,18626.8%
192024,70728.8%
193029,45819.2%
194033,67614.3%
195035,7046.0%
196039,70111.2%
197039,9390.6%
198043,6319.2%
199041,989−3.8%
200041,831−0.4%
201041,207−1.5%
Webster Parish Census Data[2]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

 

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies and Libraries

IFamily History Centers

 

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Webster Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Webster Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02.